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. passengers are still aboard that plane. the fbi has now been called in. and we understand that of course authorities are already searching the plane. on the phone for us is a former assistant secretary from the department of homeland security, juliette kayam. she now works for the "boston globe." thank you for joining us to help us understand why those passengers are still ond board that plane when the threat was some sort of liquid. >> what we don't know right now, this would be normally routine. one, they have to figure out the most important thing was this a hoax or not. the specificity that there's an individual on this plane, you know, makes it sound like there might be a little bit of -- i don't want to say, you know, a hockey behind it. because you tend not to get calls in like this with real terrorist attacks. and so they now have to figure out who that potential person is. so this is pretty routine. the fbi's involvement would be routine. we tend to forget, you know, that next weekend is the 11th anniversary of september 11. we have been focused on the conventions. and so there
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international airport. the fbi is now on the scene. there were reports that there was a suspicious man, perhaps with a bomb on board that flight. the plane was going to dallas from philadelphia. it was diverted and returned to philadelphia as a precaution. you can see there is a large presence of police and fbi on that scene. when we find out more we will let you know. >> you know no one in the convention so far has had the temerity to say people are better off in america because they realize it is not in the case. bill: governor romney in a sit-down interview with our own carl cameron with a question democrats seem to have a bit of trouble answering this week. bill clinton, the former president, in a vocal defense of the obama record. last night saying america is better off than it was four years ago. here is his case. >> now, are where we want to be today? no. is the president satisfied? of course not. but are we better off than we were when he took office? [cheers and applause] listen to me. listen to this. everybody --. bill: former governor john sununu is a senior advisor to the romney tea
illegal. >> reporter: as fbi agents questioned shell, it became clear he was not part of any criminal plot, but instead the victim of perhaps a prank on his 29th birthday. >> that this was a hoax, and a pretty nasty trick was played on a passenger, and it resulted in really a threat to all of the passengers. >> reporter: an investigation into who made the call and why continues. >> it's just incredibly foolish and irresponsible thing to do. the bottom line it's criminal. >> reporter: and costly. u.s. air estimates the hoax will coast upwards of tens of thousands, a price tag that does not include the fears and frustrations of dozens of passengers hurried off the plane and onto later flights. jay gray, nbc news, dallas. >>> police in los angeles searched the home of a bank manager today after she was forced to help rob her own bank. investigators say two men kidnapped the woman from her home yesterday, strapped what they said was a bomb to her body, and forced her to get money from the bank. a bomb squad blew up the device. it turned out it was not a bomb. police say today's search was part
not knowing if they will make it home afterwork. the fbi reviewed data from about three quarters of police agencies nation-wide. and here's what they found. from 2000 to 2010, more than 20,000 police officers nation-wide have been injured in gun-related incidents. that's roughly 9.5% of the country's police force. officers confronted with a gun while making a stop or during a pursuit. in california, the times reports that since the year 2000, four chp officers have died of gunshot wounds, and five others injured in gun-related violence. the latest incident was in may of this year in bakersfield. i got an e-mail a few hours ago from joseph mcnamara at the hoover institution. he said this particular incident on 680 is rare and troubling because it happened so early in the morning. where presumably no drugs or alcohol were involved. that is yet to be determined by the coroner. i'm damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. >> thanks, damien. >>> news conferences in vallejo today where the family of a man shot and killed by police publicly challenged the police department's account of what happened.
taken away for further investigation. the bank manager herself is being questioned by the fbi. the bomb squad using a robot to detonate the device. it is still unclear whether it was genuine or fake. there are echoes of the fatal robbery in pennsylvania in 2003 when a pizza delivery guy walked into a bank with a pipe bomb strapped to his neck and walked out with $8,700. the bomb later exploded killing him. unclear whether he was in on the plot. the bank manager says she feared for her life and just did exactly as she was told. >> she took the money out of the bank and threw it out the door to the bank robbers. >> two bank robbers who never set foot inside the building escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >>> well, aftershocks continue in costa rica after a powerful earthquake shook the country. the 7.6 quake caused one death and minor damage. yesterday, the quake was 25 miles underground. deeper quakes are usually widely felt but cause less damage. >>> a week after making landfall in louisiana, isaac may spring back to life in the gulf. a broken-
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